PPSC Data Entry Operator in Police 2016 Solved Past Papers

PPSC Data Entry Operator in Police Department 2016 Solved Past Papers

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PPSC) WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF DATA ENTRY OPERATOR (BS-12) IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT 2016. 

General Knowledge MCQs

1. Find the odd man out.
(A) Coaxial cable
(B) Microwaves ✓
(C) Optical fiber
(D) Twisted pair wire

2. To have your macro available to all new documents you create, store it in:
(A) My Documents
(B) Quick Access
(C) The Normal template ✓
(D) The Macro Gallery.

3. To move to the previous cell in a table inserted in a document, press
(A) The Tab key.
(B) Alt+Tab.
(C) Shift+Tab ✓
(D) Backspace

4. To get step-by-step instructions as you go through the Word mail merge process, use:
(A) A template ✓
(B) The Mail Merge Wizard
(C) The Mailing Table
(D) A macro

5. A _____ is a major database object used to display information in a printable page format.
(A) Form
(B) query
(C) report ✓
(D) table

6. The percentage increase in the area of a rectangle, if each of its sides is increased by 20% is:
(A) 40%
(B) 42%
(C) 44% ✓
(D) 46%

7. When inserting a graphic into a worksheet you could go to ceil A1 by pressing
(A) SHIFT + HOME
(B) CTRL + HOME ✓
(C) ENTER + HOME
(D) ALT + HOME.

8. To be compatible with previous versions of Microsoft Word, a Word 2013 document should be saved with this  
extension.
(A) .docx
(B) .doc ✓
(C) .txt
(D) .rft

9. Which option displays fill color in alternate rows in an Excel table?
(A) Banded Rows ✓
(B) First Row
(C) Last Row
(D) Filled Rows

10. What function displays row data in a column or column data in a row?
(A) Hyperlink
(B) Index
(C) Transpose ✓
(D) Rows
11. When typing character search criteria, Excel matches fields based on
(A) Alphabetical order ✓
(B) Capitalization
(C) Spelling
(D) Primary records

12. When you insert a picture into a document, the default text wrapping option Is:
(A) Line with Text ✓
(B) None
(C) Tight
(D) Square

13. What is the sum of this series 1,2,3,4, ...99
(A) 1500
(B) 2000
(C) 2500
(D) 3000 ✓

14. The most common types of storage devices are 
(A) Magnetic ✓
(B) optical
(C) flash
(D) persistent

15: What category of functions is used in this formula? = PMT(C10/12, C8, C9,1)
(A) Logical
(B) Financial ✓
(C) Payment
(D) Statistical

16. Which is the largest fraction?
(A) 3/4
(B) 1/5
(C) 7/8 ✓
(D) 7/9

17. Each sector on a hard drive stores bytes of data.
(A) 64
(B) 512 ✓
(C) 1,024
(D) 1 Glga

18. What does an I-beam facilitate?
(A) Locating text ✓
(B) Highlighting text
(D) Dragging and selecting text
(D) Jormatting text

19. An unauthorized user is a network  issue.
(A) Performance ✓
(B) Reliability
(C) Security
(D) All of these

20. A car left Lahore at 7.12 am and arrived at certain place, 180 miles distant at 10.57 am. What was its average speed in miles per hour?
(A) 42
(B) 44
(C) 46
(D) 48 ✓

21. Which of the following, is not a major reason for an email bounce?
(A) Bad user account name
(B) bad domain name
(C) Stale file handle ✓
(D) domain server is down

22. When you insert a comment in a document, the comment appears in a:
(A) New window
(B) Sidebar
(C) balloon ✓
(D) Sticky note icon

23. Which function automatically totals a column pr row of values?
(A) TOTAL
(B) ADD
(C) SUM ✓
(D) AVG

24. The information inside your table needs to be sorted alphabetically. To do this, you go to:
(A) Table Tools Design
(B) Page Layout
(C) Home tab > Paragraph group
(D) Table Tools Layout ✓

25. What is the missing number?
1 4 9 ? 25
(A) 15
(B) 16 ✓
(C) 17
(D) 18

26. Why might you hide worksheets in a workbook?
(A) The file is smaller
(B) The file is larger '
(C) Some data is private ✓
(D) Some data is formatted

27. User developed instructions for Excel are called:
(A) Programs
(B) Macros ✓
(C) Procedures
(D) All of these

28. What term describes a picture that has been resizfed by a percentage?
(A) Cropped
(B) Flipped
(C) Stretched
(D) Scaled ✓

29. How can words be separated in a range name?
(A) With a space
(B) With a comma
(C) With a period ✓
(D) With a colon

30. A Word template stores common document:
(A) Content
(B) Structure ✓
(C) Style
(D) Theme

31. In which view does a page break appear as a black dashed line on the screen? 
(A) Normal ✓
(B) Page Break Preview 
(C) Page Layout
(D) Custom

32. The Synonym of “Commence" is:
(A) To End
(B) To Begin ✓
(C) Nearing Finish
(D) To Run

33. A man is 24 years older than his son. In two years, his age will be twice the age will be twice the age of his son. The present age of his son is:
(A) 14 years
(B) 18 years
(C) 20 years
(D) 22 years ✓

34. Find the odd man out
(A) Carret
(B) Cucumber ✓
(C) Onion
(D) Ginger

35. If the code for JAVA is LCXC what is the code for BASIC?
(A) CBJTD
(B) DCUKE ✓
(C) EDVLF
(D) FEWMG

36. For what can you use Outlook Tasks?
(A) Manage client data
(B) Send and receive e-mail
(C) Schedule appointments and meetings
(D) Manage to-do items ✓

37. What Do-while is an loop.
(A) Entry control
(B) Exit control ✓
(C) Entry enrolled
(D) None of these

38. What should follow the sheet name in a 3-D formula?
(A) Colon
(B) Parentheses
(C) Period
(D) Exclamation point ✓

39. Excel would evaluate the formula, =2010/58, and return this answer.
(A) 5
(B) 6.25
(C) 320 ✓
(D) 232

40. What do you see if you hover the mouse over a chart object?
(A) Key Tip
(B) Screen Tip ✓
(C) Chart Tip
(D) Chart Key

41. Afzal mixed 40 % kerosene solution to 25 % kerosene solution hence obtaining 30 % kerosene solution. In what ratio were the both solutions mixed.
(A) 3.1
(B) 2:3
(C) 2:1 ✓
(D) 3:2

42. Protecting a worksheet means:
(A) No cell in a worksheet can be changed.
(B) Saving the workbook in a hidden folder
(C) No additional change:- can be made to a worksheet
(D) To lock cells in the worksheet so that a user cannot inadvertently change them. ✓

43. A driver drives 8 km South then 6 km W. and 2 km S. again. She then drives 3 km E to avoid a traffic jam before driving 6 km N. How many kilometers is she from her starting point?
(A) 4
(B) 5 ✓
(C) 6
(D) 7

44. Which of the following is reliable communication?
(A) TCP ✓
(B) IP
(C) UDP
(D) None of these

45. What term describes shaped text?
(A) Text Art
(B) Text Word
(C) Word Art ✓
(D) Word Text

46. If ADD = 9, BAD = 7, and CAD = 8 what is the value of ADA?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6 ✓

47. Which of the following will determine your choice of systems software for your computer?
(A) Is the applications software you want to use compatible with it ? ✓
(B) Is It expensive?
(C) Is it compatible with your hardware?
(D) Both A and C

48. A drive that can or removes or insenea wnne me computer is running is said to be
(A) Robust
(B) dynamic
(C) hot swappable ✓
(D) SCSI

49. Before you create labels such as name tags, specify the size by selecting:
(A) Label Options ✓
(B) Layout
(C) Format
(D) Templates

50. A man buys an item for Rs. 1400 and sells it at a loss of 15%. What is the selling price of the item?
(A) Rs. 1090
(B) Rs. 1160
(C) Rs. 1190 ✓
(D) Rs. 1202

51. In a Rich Text content control field, the text:
(A) Can be formatted ✓
(B) Cannot be formatted.
(C) Is limited to lower case
(D) Cannot contain space

52. In the formula, = 10 + 5 + 15 + 25/5, Excel computes this first.
(A) 10+5
(B) 5+15
(C) 2.5/5 ✓
(D) 15+25

53. Where Is the address of the active cell displayed?
(A) Row heading
(B) Status bar
(C) Name Box ✓
(D) Formula bar

54. Find odd man out
(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) London ✓
(D) Canada

55. You can evenly adjust spacing in columns and rows by using the Table Tool called:
(A) Equalize
(B) Distribute ✓
(C) Mirror
(D) Snap to Grid

56. This describes the size, weight, and spacing of a character in a Word document.
(A) Font ✓
(B) Typeface
(C) Points
(D) Typography

57. When you want to combine cells in any given table row, you:
(A) Merge ✓
(B) Simplify
(C) Join
(D) Link

58. There are two different waysio insert content V from one application into another-embedding and:
(A) Importing
(B) Integrating
(C) Linking ✓
(D) Bookmarking

59. What term describes a feature that gives Excel enhanced capability?
(A) Trend lining
(B) Enhancement bit
(C) Thumbnail
(D) Add-in ✓

60. A cube has a volume of 8 cubic meters. If each side is doubled in length what will its new volume be in cubic meters?
(A) 16
(B) 32
(C) 48
(D) 64 ✓

61. The best tool to use to create a hierarchical flow chart in Word is:
(A) Word Art
(B) Shapes
(C) Smart Art ✓
(D) Tables

62. Insert the missing number.
3. 7.6,5,9,3,12,1,15, (....)
(A) 18
(B) 13
(C) -1  ✓
(D) 3

63. What, is the least number by which 294 should be multiplied to make it perfect .square
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 6 ✓
(D) 12

64. The average weight of A, B and C is 45 Kg. if the average weight of A and B be 40 Kg and that of S and G be 43 Kg, then weight cf B is:
(A) 17 Kg
(B) 20 Kg
(C) 26 Kg
(D) 31 Kg ✓

65. A vessel is filled to its capacity with pure milk. Ten liters milk is withdrawn from it and replaced by water. The procedure is repeated again. The vessels now have 32 liters of milk. Find the capacity of three vessels (in liters
(A) 40
(B) 45
(C) 50 ✓
(D) 55

66. A combination of instructions and keystrokes that are stored and used in documents is called:
(A) A shortcut ✓
(B) A macro
(C) A keystroke
(D) A function

67. What is the name for a webpage address?
(A) Directory
(B) Domain
(C) URL ✓
(D) Protocol

68. To what does the term "page orientation" refer?
(A) An application that displays Web pages.
(B) Combining two versions of the same document.
(C) Code in a mail merge main document that shows where data will be inserted.
(D) Whether a page is laid out vertically or horizontally. ✓

69. A is a data communication system within a building, plant, or campus, or between nearby buildings.
(A) MAN
(B) LAN ✓
(C) WAN
(D) None of the above

70. Which is NOT a method of creating a table in MS Access?
(A) Datasheet View
(B) Design View
(C) Layout View ✓
(D) Template

71. When you are working on a document, Word automatically saves your document:
(A) Every 10 minutes ✓
(B) Every 10 seconds
(C) When you close the document
(D) When you close the application.

72. The price of certain item increased by X% per week over two successive weeks. If at the beginning, 2 kg was available for Rs. 80 and after two weeks they were available for Ra. 105.80, what is value of X.
(A) 1.5
(B) 15 ✓
(C) 115
(D) 11.5

73. Which alignment choice spreads the data across the width of the cell? i
(A) Center
(B) Distributed
(C) Justify
(D) Indent ✓

74. Where does Word insert a table of contents?
(A) On the first page of the report
(B) After the cover page
(C) At the insertion point
(D) Before the document title ✓

75. When the Reviewing pane is open, the title of that pane is:
(A) Comments
(B) Revisions ✓
(C) Edits
(D) Changes

76. If a - b = 3 and a2 + b2 = 29 find the value of ab
(A) 10 ✓
(B) 12
(C) 15
(D) 18

77. Connections to the Internet using a phone line and a modem are called connections.
(A) Broadband
(B) dish
(C) digital
(D) dial-up ✓

78. Your files store various versions of running programs.
(A) Cache
(B) memory
(C) temp ✓
(D) static

79. The rules that dictate how the various parts of a formula are written in a table and elsewhere are called:
(A) Structure
(B) Functions
(C) Exponents
(D) Syntax ✓

80. A sum of money at simple interest amounts to Rs. 815 in 3 years and Rs. 854 in 4 years. The sum is?
(A) Rs. 650
(B) Rs. 690
(C) Rs. 698 ✓
(D) Rs. 700

81. Which one of the following is not a prime number?
(A) 11
(B) 61
(C) 91 ✓
(D) 31

82. Which number will come next?
5. 7,10,12,14,24, 26 (A) 52
(B) 30
(C) 28 ✓
(D) 48

83.  is a technique that is used to send more than one call over a single line?
(A) Digitizing
(B) Duplexing
(C) Multiplexing ✓
(D) Streaming

84. What is the background for a chart called?
(A) Chart area ✓
(B) Chart grid
(C) Legend area
(D) Plot grid

85. What dialog box allows you to change a field name in a PivotTable?
(A) Field Options
(B) Field Pane
(C) Field Settings ✓
(D) Field Structure

86. What is synonym for Contradict?
(A) Predict
(B) To Support
(C) External
(D) to oppose by words ✓

87. If the hour hand of a clock is turned anticlockwise from 2 pm to 9 am, through how many degrees will it have turned?
(A) 120 degree
(B) 150 degree ✓
(C) 165 degree
(D) 180 degree

88. A man has some hens and cows, if the number of heads be 48 and the number of feet equals 140, then the number of hens will be:
(A) 22 ✓
(B) 23
(C) 24
(D) 26

89. The Sort command of the Data menu provides this capability.
(A) Multiple-row
(B) Multiple-column ✓
(C) Multiple-field
(D) Multiple-table

90. You want to create a built-in cover page for your report. You go to the:
(A) Page Layout tab
(B) Insert tab ✓
(C) References tab
(D) Themes menu

91. Which view shows margins and the rulers?
(A) Normal
(B) Page Layout ✓
(C) Page Setup
(D) Review

92. Data that is copied from an application is stored in the 
(A) Driver
(B) Clipboard ✓
(C) terminal
(D) prompt

93. Akram thought of a number, add 7, multiplied by 3, took away 5 and divided by 4 to give an answer of 7. What was the starting number?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4 ✓
(D) 5

94. Data communication requires
(A) Sender
(B) receiver
(C) transmission medium
(D) All of these ✓

95. From what location are the 1st computer instructions available on boot up?
(A) ROM BIOS ✓
(B) CPU
(C) boot.ini
(D) CONFIG.SYS

96. If Excel disables and notifies you about a macro, how can you enable the macro?
(A) Click the option on the View tab
(B) Click the Macros button on the Developer tab
(C) Click the option in the security message panel ✓
(D) Close and reopen the workbook exclusively.

97. What is the binary value of 200?
(A) 10010110
(B) 11010110
(C) 10110110
(D) 11001000 ✓

98. To open a template in Word, first goto File and:
(A) Click New  ✓
(B) Click Display
(C) Click Open
(D) Click Search

99. A social security number or a telephone number is considered to be this type of entry in a worksheet.
(A) Numeric.
(B) Text ✓
(C) Value
(D) Formula

100. Which of the following functions is a database function?
(A) DSUM
(B) DGLAZE
(C) DPART ✓
(D) DGROUP

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